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Virtual Exchanges in the Foreign Language Classroom - The FLTMAG

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Virtual Exchanges in the Foreign Language Classroom Posted On 20 Jun, 2013 - With 0 Comments By Theresa Schenker, PhD, Language Program Director of German at Yale University. In th

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3 Challenges for the Future of Education – George Couros – Medium

Last updated: 08/09/2018

I was recently sent an email and asked to identify some of the challenges I see for the future of learning in education. These are things that I have noticed through my travels and

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Improving GT Parent-Teacher Communications

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Unique challenges exist in relationships between GT parents and teachers, and this week on #gtchat we discussed ways to improve how parents and teachers of gifted students communic

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Why Self-Contained Gifted?

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Earlier this year a friend of mine, a colleague, a coworker I admire, told me she loved me, she thought I was a great teacher, but she didn’t believe in self-contained gifted cla

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Bushwick students attend summer literacy program

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Bushwick students attend summer literacy program Posted: Updated: BUSHWICK - Students at one public school in Brooklyn are sharpening their literacy skills over the summer while at

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8 Middle-Grade Books Every Adult Should Consider Reading in Secret

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Few adults will proudly or openly admit to reading YA fiction or middle-grade books. Even being seen to be looking through the shelves of the MG section of a bookstore is slightly

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Optimizing Literacy Instruction for our Special Education Students: Part 1

Last updated: 08/09/2018

I cannot help but feel troubled and anxious when a student is classified and given a label.  Even with Response to Intervention (RTI) in place, I worry and wonder if we did everyt

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Facebook, National Urban League to Partner on Digital-Skills Training

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Facebook is partnering with the National Urban League to provide digital skills training to entrepreneurs and small business owners across the U.S., the company announced this week

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Relax And Get Out Of Their Way

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Teaching and learning from preschoolers. Tuesday, August 07, 2018 Relax And Get Out Of Their Way I think most of us, if asked to define "success," would think deeply enough to cons

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A Very Vintage Back to School

Last updated: 08/09/2018

There's something nostalgic about back to school time. I think it's because we all remember getting ready for a new school year -- .... saving those new shoes for the very first

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